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Oct 3, 2012 8:00pm PDT
of whether or not certain actions should be taken by the san francisco unified school district, including actions around the issue of waivers. that is a very important issue. to the extent that action is taken, those are things that have to have been at the san francisco board of education, not at this committee. we do not legally have the authority to direct the school district, which is a separate legal entity, to do anything. we hope to provide information today writ with that, i will turn it over to the school district. >> good afternoon. i am the executive director of the educational placement center. i am going to give you an update in terms of a transitional kindergarten program. district staff has been working for the past few weeks to work on implementation. we have processed all the applications that have been coming in. we give parents and families an extended time line when we announced that we were expanding the program to 5 sites instead of the two originally offered. we have a little bit over 190 applicants who have come back to apply for our transitional kindergarten progr
Oct 1, 2012 1:00am PDT
a question we have been asked is a couple years ago san francisco unified launched the superintendent zone so how did the superintendent zone schools perform? well, we know when we look at the five year trend that superintendent zone schools have posted double the gains in english language arts and posted triple the gains in mathematics as compared to the district. you see that in similar bar graphs that you saw earlier and ela proficiency rates the district grew ten points over the last five years from 51 to 61 and while the superintendent zone had a much lower proficiency rate starting in 2008 at 19%, you see a 16.1 growth over five years to 36. still a ways to go but what you notice there compared to the district there's significant more accelerated growth rate. please also note in 2010 is when we launched the superintendent zone. in the third set of bar graphs you see there has been an 18.4 growth in rates in the superintendent zoned schools that benefit from improvement grant money, so those came into our district in mid-2011 so you notice there that also a significant increase in prof
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